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Jacque Gray, PhD - Publications

2021

Factors that Impact Food Security in Northern Plains American Indians
This poster examines a number of factors that impact food security, from a study which looked at food security in the Northern Plains American Indians in the Midwest.
Author(s): Gray, J., English, L., Petros, T.
Date: August 2021
Type: Fact Sheet
American Indian/Alaska Native Mental Health Disparities
Presented on Jun 23, 2021 at the Association of Health Care Journalists Rural Health Journalism Workshop, Virtual
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: June 2021
Type: Presentation
Elder Abuse in Indian Country
Presented on Jun 24, 2021 at the National Indian Health Board, Virtual
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: June 2021
Type: Presentation
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Two Spirit Elderly
This article looks at Elder abuse and Two Spirit elderly, and the connections between them.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Publication: TSLGBTQ
Date: June 2021
Type: Journal Article
Rumination and Quality of Life Among Northern Plains Indians
This paper looks at the influence of rumination, a therapeutic mechanism, on the quality of life among Northern Plains Indians and mental health.
Author(s): Isaacs, D.S., Tehee, M., Gray, J.
Publication: Psychological Services
Date: May 2021
Type: Journal Article
A Conversation on Applying Restorative Justice to Elder Abuse
Presented on Apr 28, 2021 at the California Elder Justice Coalition, Webinar
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Groh, A., Nerenberg, L.
Date: April 2021
Type: Presentation

2020

Consent and Capacity in Indian Country: Elder Abuse and the Connection to Consent, Capacity, and Undue Influence
This fact sheet provides information about Elder abuse, consent, capacity, undue influence, and how they connect with each other.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Warne, M., Allery, M., Lopez-Ruiz, E.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Elder Caregiving in Indian Country
This fact sheet provides information for caregivers on how to recognize warning signs, prevent, and intervene in Elder abuse.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Warne, M., Allery, M., Lopez-Ruiz, E.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Financial Abuse and Exploitation of Elders in Indian Country
This fact sheet provides information financial abuse and exploitation of Elders, including types of financial abuse, different indicators, and what can be done to stop the abuse.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Warne, M., Allery, M., Lopez-Ruiz, E.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Health Care and Elder Abuse in Indian Country
This fact sheet provides information about healthcare and signs of Elder abuse and mistreatment, and screenings and diagnoses.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Warne, M., Saizy, S., Allery, M., Lopez-Ruiz, E.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Intimate Partner Violence and Elder Abuse
This fact sheet provides information about Elder abuse from intimate partners.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Warne, M., Saizy, S., Allery, M., Lopez-Ruiz, E.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Legal Issues in Indian Country
This fact sheet provides information about Elder abuse, neglect, and legal issues around those issues.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Warne, M., Saizy, S., Allery, M., Lopez-Ruiz, E.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Physical Distancing is Being a Good Relative
This fact sheet provides ideas for staying socially engaged and active while physically distancing due to COVID-19.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Warne, M.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Social Services for Elders in Indian Country
This fact sheet provides information about available social service and Title VI programs, and Elder protection teams.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Warne, M., Saizy, S., M., Lopez-Ruiz, E.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Two Spirit Elders
This fact sheet provides information about Two Spirit Elders and discrimination, caregiving, and financial resources.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Warne, M., Neumann, G.
Date: November 2020
Type: Fact Sheet
Elderly Maltreatment in Rural Communities and Indian Country: How Is It Different?
Presented on Oct 20, 2020 at the Virginia Legal Aid Conference, Webinar
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: October 2020
Type: Presentation
Parenting During COVID-19
Presented on Oct 22, 2020 at the National American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, Webinar
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: October 2020
Type: Presentation
Preliminary Results of the Native Elder Maltreatment Survey (NEMS)
Presented on Sep 30, 2020 at the Indigenous Research Collaborative to End Violence, Webinar
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: September 2020
Type: Presentation
Elder Abuse and Grandparent Abuse
Presented on Jul 30, 2020 at the Shoshone Bannock Tribe, Webinar
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: July 2020
Type: Presentation
The Psychology of World Religions and Spiritualities
This essay is one of many in the book the Psychology of World Religions and Spiritualities, and focuses on Indigenous spirituality in North America.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Petros, T., Ayala, E.
Date: July 2020
Type: Resource
Introduction to the Special Issue: Advocacy in Public Service Settings
This is an introduction to a special online issue of Psychological Services which describes the efforts to further behavioral health advocacy in public service settings.
Author(s): Gray, J., Kaslow, N., Allbaugh, L.
Publication: Psychological Services, 17(S1), 1-4
Date: June 2020
Type: Journal Article
Indigenous Research
Presented on Apr 7, 2020 at the American Indian/Alaska Native National Cancer Institute, Webinar
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: April 2020
Type: Presentation
Psychometric Evaluation of the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory-3 With Northern Plains American Indians
The efficacy of the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory-3 was assessed among Northern Plains American Indians.
Author(s): Gray, J., Petros, T., Ayala, E.
Publication: Psychological Services
Date: March 2020
Type: Journal Article

2019

Native Elder Abuse Innovation Awards: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative Innovation Grant
This report shares information about the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative Innovation Grant, which tribes received funding, and information on each of the funded projects.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J., Warne, M.
Date: December 2019
Type: Report
Wac'inyeya: Hope Among American Indian Youth
This article looks at what gives American Indian youth hope. The project included 56 rural tribal youth in focus groups across a Northern Plains reservation.
Author(s): Gray, J., Schrader, L., Isaacs, D., Smith, M., Bender, N.
Publication: American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 26(2), 151-171
Date: September 2019
Type: Journal Article
Suicidal Behaviors Among American Indian/Alaska Native Firefighters: Evidence for the Role of Painful and Provocative Events
This article examines suicide among American Indian/Alaska Native firefighters.
Author(s): Stanley, I., Hom, M., Gallyer, A., Gray, J., Joiner, T.
Publication: Transcultural Psychiatry
Date: May 2019
Type: Journal Article
Trauma Caused by Injury or Abuse in Late Life: Experiences, Impacts, and the Federal Response
Discussion paper identifying resources that work to prevent injury and abuse in elders and help those who have experienced these tragedies deal with their ramifications.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Iyengar, V., Link, G., Beatty, P., Boel, M., Crockett, C., DiCocco, C., Fink, D., Gray, J., LaCounte, C., Miller, A., Phillippi, M., Skowronski, S., Twomey, M., Williams, T.
Publication: National Academy of Medicine
Date: January 2019
Type: Journal Article

2018

Custody of Grandchildren: Information for Grandparents
When grandparents are considering having custody of grandchildren, many things should be considered and this guide outlines those considerations.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): NIEJI
Date: July 2018
Type: Resource
Grandparent Preparedness Checklist
This document provides a checklist for considering taking on responsibility of raising grandchildren.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): NIEJI
Date: July 2018
Type: Resource

2017

Disrespect of Our Elders: Elder Abuse in Indian Country
This Research to Practice series examines the fact that little research data exists involving American Indian and Alaska Native Elder abuse and neglect. It makes recommendations for practice and policy when working with American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: November 2017
Type: Resource

2015

Assessment of Anxiety Among Northern Plains Indians
Article examines the reliability and validity of the Beck Anxiety Inventory by comparing scores among three different diagnostic categories.
Author(s): Gray, J., McCullagh, J., Petros, T.
Publication: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Date: November 2015
Type: Journal Article
Contributing Factors to American Indian/Alaskan Native Elders' Quality of Life
A study on the factors that contribute to American Indian and Alaskan Native Elders' quality of life.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Lyons, L., Wheeler, M., Gray, J., Bluehouse, R., Morgan, R.
Date: August 2015
Type: Fact Sheet
Identity Theft Among American Indian and Alaskan Native Elders
Fact sheet on NIEJI's findings regarding identity theft among American Indian and Alaskan Native Elders.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Riley, D., Wheeler, M., Gray, J., Bluehouse, R., Morgan, R.
Date: July 2015
Type: Fact Sheet
Technology Use Among American Indian/Alaskan Native Elders
Findings from research on technology use among American Indian and Alaskan Native elders.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Azure, W., Wheeler, M., Gray, J., Bluehouse, R., Morgan, R.
Date: July 2015
Type: Fact Sheet
Food Security, Depression and Quality of Life in Northern Plains Indians
Article presents a research program designed with the objective of exploring the relationships between health disparities, high levels of poverty, and food insecurity in Native American and Alaskan Native communities.
Author(s): Gray, J.S., Gonzaga, K., Penland, J.G., Lukaski, H., and Stensland, P.
Publication: Journal of Indigenous Research, 4(2015), Article 3
Date: June 2015
Type: Journal Article
Testimony to White House Conference on Aging
Testimony of Jacqueline S. Gray, PhD, Director of the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative. Presented May 6, 2015 at the White House Conference on Aging
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: May 2015
Type: Testimony

2014

Follow-up Discussion Regarding Mental Healthcare in Indian Country
Follow-up discussion from April 8, 2014 meeting with Sen. Heitkamp, Megan DesCamps and Alison Grigonis regarding mental healthcare in Indian country.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: May 2014
Type: Testimony
Improvements to Mental Health Services and Outcomes in Indian Country
Follow-up discussion from April 8, 2014 meeting with Sen. Heitkamp, Megan DesCamps and Alison Grigonis regarding mental healthcare in Indian country.
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: May 2014
Type: Resource
Testimony to the Indian Health Services Appropriations
Dr. Gray provided testimony on behalf of the Friends of Indian Health to the subcommittee on interior, environment, and related agencies.
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: April 2014
Type: Testimony

2013

Native Aging Visions, Spring 2013
Newsletter developed by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Date: May 2013
Type: Newsletter

2012

Growing Our Own: Building a Native Research Team
This article highlights the team growth, increasing structure, student needs and the faculty and staff involved. It further addresses the support and educational aspects of growing an ongoing, multidisciplinary research team committed to ethical research in Native communities.
Projects: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative, National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): Gray, J.S., & Carter, P.M.
Publication: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 44(2), 160-165
Date: June 2012
Type: Journal Article
The Interrelationship Between the Society of Indian Psychologists and Counseling Psychology
This article examines the interrelationship between SIP and counseling psychology, given their shared beliefs in social justice and culturally competent research, training, and service. Some of the early history of SIP is presented as well as the landmark moments for the organization.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): Gray, J., Carter, P., LaFromboise, T., BigFoot, D.
Publication: The Counseling Psychologist, 40(5), 685-698
Date: June 2012
Type: Journal Article
Cultural Adaptation for Therapy With American Indians and Alaska Natives
Because of the paucity of research on evidence-based treatments with American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) clients, this article addresses barriers to that research and how to adapt treatment to make it more culturally appropriate and acceptable to AI/AN clients so they might benefit from and remain in treatment.
Author(s): Gray, J., & Rose, W.
Publication: Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 40
Date: April 2012
Type: Journal Article
Fall Incidents and Native American Elderly
Presents the results of Identifying Our Needs: A Survey of Elders that was conducted between 2008 and 2011, by tribal members for over 300 American Indian tribes, Alaskan villages, and Hawaiian homesteads throughout Indian Country.
Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
Author(s): Gray, J., & Schlafmann, S.
Date: March 2012
Type: Fact Sheet

2011

Rural Mental Health Research White Paper for National Institute of Mental Health
This report focused on the nature of rural mental health research, issues in rural mental health, and future areas for research addressing the needs and disparities in rural mental health. These topics are focused on four general areas — Access, Quality, Healthcare Reform, and Disparities.
Author(s): Gray, J.
Date: September 2011
Type: Report

2010

Circles of Strength: A Case Description of Culturally Integrated Suicide Prevention
This article presents a case description of an American Indian female at high risk for suicide in effort to document the potential effectiveness of a college student suicide prevention program designed for Northern Plains American Indian students.
Author(s): Gray, J.S., & Muehlenkamp, J.J.
Publication: Archives of Suicide Research, 14, 182-191
Date: 2010
Type: Journal Article

2009

Written Testimony of Dr. Jacqueline Gray. Oversight Hearing on Youth Suicide in Indian Country: Hearings before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee
Hearing on youth suicide in Indian Country with the Senate of Indian Affairs Committee
Author(s): Gray, J.S.
Date: March 2009
Type: Testimony
A College Suicide Prevention Model for American Indian Students
This article outlines the model developed for the American Indian Support Team from funding through the Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to focus on reducing suicide risk of American Indian students at the University of North Dakota.
Author(s): Muehlenkamp, J.J., Marrone, S., Gray, J.S., & Brown, D.
Publication: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice , 40(2), 134-140
Date: 2009
Type: Journal Article

2007

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drug Consumption and Consequences in North Dakota: The North Dakota Epidemiological Profile, 2007
The report examines the prevalence and patterns of substance (alcohol, tobacco and other drug) use and consequences in North Dakota.
Author(s): Muus, K., Gray, J., & the State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup
Date: March 2007
Type: Report

2005

Suicide in North Dakota: A Dialogue Across State and Tribal Boundaries
Discusses factors associated with suicide, suicide trends in North Dakota, and prevention strategies.
Author(s): Kruger, G., & Gray, J.
Date: October 2005
Type: Policy Brief
Zinc Affects Cognition and Psychosocial Function of Middle-School Children
This study investigated the effects of dietary zinc intakes on cognition and psychosocial function in young adolescents. Zinc nutrition has been related to motor, cognitive and psychosocial function in very young children and adults, but there have been no studies of older children who may be at risk of zinc deficiency while undergoing rapid growth during puberty.
Author(s): Penland, J.G., Lukaski, H.C., & Gray, J.S.
Publication: The FASEB Journal, 19(5), A973
Date: March 2005
Type: Journal Article

2004

Depression in Northern Plains Indians is Associated with Physical Health and Fitness, Dietary Intakes, Food Insecurity and Cultural Identification
This study examined the relationships between depression and physical health and fitness, dietary intakes, food insecurity and cultural identification among Northern Plains American Indians.
Author(s): Penland, J.G., Gray, J.S., Lambert, P., Gonzalez, J., Wilson, E.L., & Lukaski, H.C.
Publication: The FASEB Journal, 18(4), A516
Date: March 2004
Type: Journal Article

2003

Zinc Fortification and Cognitive and Psychosocial Function in Young Adolescents
This study investigated the effects of zinc fortification on these functions in young adolescents. Previous studies have related zinc nutrition to motor, cognitive and psychosocial function in very young children and adults, but there have been no studies of older children.
Author(s): Penland, J.G., Lukaski, H.C., & Gray, J.S.
Publication: The FASEB Journal, 17(5), A1087
Date: March 2003
Type: Journal Article